• Muji designs an autonomous shuttle bus for the streets of Finland

    1 month ago - By LifestyleAsia

    Muji has made a name for itself not only in Japan, but all around the world. Just last year, it made its foray into hotels. Now, the Tokyo-based brand has announced its plans with Finnish autonomous driving company Sensible 4.
    The collaboration comes in the form of Gacha, a public shuttle bus set to hit the streets of Finland. It will also be the first autonomous shuttle bus for all weather conditions.
    "Weather plays a critical role in opening the market for autonomous buses or robo-taxis," said Muji. "Currently heavy rain, fog, and snow prevent autonomous vehicles from driving, as the...
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  • Japan Named Travel + Leisure's 2018 Destination Of The Year

    Japan Named Travel + Leisure's 2018 Destination Of The Year

    1 month ago - By Travel Magazine

    Travel + Leisure announced today that Japan is its 2018 Destination of the Year, celebrating the country's rich history, incredible number of diverse tourism attractions, unique cuisine and the continued increase of international visitors.
    “We are honored that such a prestigious publication has recognized Japan as its Destination of the Year for 2018,” stated Naohito Ise, Executive Director of the New York Office of the Japan National Tourism Organization. “Tourism to Japan among US travelers continues to grow, and we expect an even greater increase in the coming years as Japan continues...
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